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Ruby Pearl Crenshaw

Ruby Pearl Crenshaw, of Conyers, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2011. We were blessed to have had her for 90 precious years. She was born on October 14, 1920, in Crisp County. She and her husband, Dewey Jackson "Jack" Crenshaw, lived there until moving to Conyers in 1955. As a homemaker with seven children, "Pearl the Squirrel" had many things she enjoyed. She loved flowers, working in the yard, cooking, dancing, counting cars from the swing, but most of all, spending time with her very large family. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

April 25, 2011 | | OBITS


Laverne Blake-McGovern

Laverne Blake-McGovern, Age 90, of Conyers formerly of Lithonia, died Saturday, April 23, 2011. She is survived by sons, D.C. Blake, Conyers, Charley & Olean Blake, Conyers; daughter, Betty Blake Andrews, Ohio; brother, Clemie Lee Smith, Loganville; grandchildren, Angela Blake Qualls, Roger Blake, Charley Blake, Jr., Shannon Blake; 24 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. This wonderful, loving, kind mother, grandmother, aunt and friend will be missed and never forgotten. Mrs. McGovern was retired from Mead Paper Company after 30 years of service. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel at ...

April 25, 2011 | | OBITS


Irvin Kleeblatt

Irvin Kleeblatt, age 78, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011. He was born in Faulkton, South Dakota and was a graduate of Faulkton High School. He served in the US Army as a paratrooper during the Korean War then began his career with Delta Airlines and retired from Tuscarora Plastics in Conyers. Irvin was an amazing craftsman and machinist. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers and the Christian Motorcyclists Association. He was a loving father, husband and gentle Christian servant, patient and long suffering; Irvin loved the Lord and his family. He donated his time to anyone ...

April 21, 2011 | | OBITS


Marion Green

Mrs. Marion A. Green, age 93 of Conyers, died Monday, April 18, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Green; daughter, Janet G. Meadows; brothers, Glenn Austin and Harry Austin. She is survived by her sister, Francis Phillips, Jonesboro; granddaughters, Laney Ellington, Weaverville, NC, Lea Meadows, St. Augustine, FL; great-grandsons, Brad and Erik Ellington, Asheville, NC. Mrs. Green was a longtime member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Scot Ward Funeral Services Chapel with Rev. David Collins officiating; interment will follow at Green ...

April 19, 2011 | | OBITS


Atha Heard

Mrs. Atha Padgett Heard, age 88 of Conyers, died Friday, April 15, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave Jackson Watkins and Cortez Coe Watkins; brother, Jack Watkins; husband, William Taylor Padgett; daughter, Carol Elaine Pritchett-Davis. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Benny Bennett, Flowery Branch; sister and brother-in-law, Edna Watkins Moore and Rodney Moore, Toccoa; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rex and Dot Watkins, Toccoa, Blair and Alma Watkins, Aiken, SC; sister-in-law, Juddie Watkins, Lavonia; grandchildren, Michael and (Mary) Hendrix, Chris and (Margene) Hendrix, Brett Hendrix, Lacey and (Robbie) Hendrix-Rudasill, Shane and (Crystal) Pritchett ...

April 16, 2011 | | OBITS


Bob Claxton

Mr. James Robert "Bob" Claxton, Sr., age 75 of McDonough, died Thursday, April 14, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Claxton, McDonough; sons and daughter-in-law, Jim and Dee Dee Claxton, McDonough, Michael Claxton, Searcy, AR; daughter, Beth Claxton, McDonough; grandchildren, Lacey Claxton, Kayla Claxton, Jimmy Claxton, Samuel Daniels, all of McDonough; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Floyd Garner, Woodstock. A loving husband, father, and a gentle Christian servant, Bob Claxton loved his family and the Lord. He was active in four different Atlanta area congregations of the Church of Christ - Kirkwood, Hillcrest, Conyers, and Lithonia ...

April 14, 2011 | | OBITS


John Whatley

Mr. John W. (Billy) Whatley, Sr., age 82 of Jackson, GA died Monday, April 11, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Whatley, Jackson, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Barbara Thomas, Jackson, GA, Bill and Leigh Whatley, Jr., Snellville; daughter, Junie Wheeler, Conyers; grandchildren, Shannon and Michael Powell, Casey and Britni Wheeler, Blake Thomas, Rhett Whatley, Lance Whatley, Lindsey Whatley, Cari Wheeler; great-grandchildren, Axl and Calli June; brothers, Nash Whatley, Fleming Whatley; sister, June Whatley McEwen. Mr. Whatley was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and the Korean War. He was retired ...

April 12, 2011 | | OBITS


Carolyn Sutton

Carolyn Sutton, age 80 of Conyers, died Friday, April 8, 2011. She was loved and adored by her family and friends. Mrs. Sutton was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Lin Sutton and her daughter, Dena Dallas Sutton. Mrs. Sutton is survived by daughter, Vicki & Bob Nichols, Conyers; son, Steve & Lorie Sutton, Conyers; grandchildren, Stephanie Daino, Leah Davis, Lindsey Sutton & Ryan Sutton; great-grandchildren, Christian & Jameson; sisters-in-law, Latrelle & Lou Smith, Dot Houston, Betty Pickard; her beloved dog, Buckey & many relatives and friends. Mrs. Sutton was a member of Crosspoint Christian Church, Discover Class and a former member of ...

April 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Don Fisher

Don L. "Coach" Fisher, age 80 of Conyers, died Friday, April 8, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jerry A. Fisher, Conyers; daughters & sons-in-law, Karen & Joe Mitchell, Conyers, Sherry & Davey Hutchison, Suches; five grandchildren, Joedy & Amy Mitchell, Kasey & Courtni Mitchell, Kylie & Chris Hightower, Matt & Trahlita Bryant, & Cody Hutchison; six great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Gean Orwig. Mr. Fisher was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, retired from the USPS in Decatur with 27 years of service, president of the Decatur Letter Carriers Union and a ...

April 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Andy Lowry

Mr. George A. (Andy) Lowry, age 53 of Conyers, died Thursday, April 7, 2011. He was a devoted family man and friend to many. He is survived by his wife, Jean Lowry, Conyers; daughters, Emily Lowry, Birmingham, AL, Hayden Lowry, Conyers; stepdaughter, Jeanna Dickerson, Conyers; stepson, Robert Dickerson, Conyers; sister, Valerie Harp, Covington; brother, Mike Carter, Conyers, Mike Lowry, Covington; grandson, Drew Eaves; uncle, Jimmy Mote, Conyers; nieces and nephews. Mr. Lowry was employed by Walker Concrete and was a local carpenter and handyman for many years. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 4 p.m ...

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Clifford Fuller

Mr. Clifford Fuller, age 70 of Conyers, died Thursday, April 7, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Fuller, Conyers; son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Kim Fuller, Covington; stepson and daughter-in-law, Daren and Nicole Wallace, Conyers; mother, Lois B. Fuller, Monroe, brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Edith Fuller, Monroe; grandchildren, Sydney Fuller, Covington, Daren Wallace, Jr., Crystal Wallace; great-granddaughter, Natalie Wallace; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Fuller retired from General Motors. A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jimmy Lee officiating; interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery. Family will receive ...

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


John Shirreffs

John Frank Shirreffs was born in Elberton, Georgia on October 26, 1924. He passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at age 86.

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Barbara Mitchum

Ms. Barbara Mitchum, age 68 of Conyers, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011. She is survived by her sisters and brother-in-law, Glenda Kilpatrick, Madelene Kilpatrick, Nadine and Bruce Hopkins, all of Conyers; several nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Melwood Cemetery, 5170 E. Ponce De Leon Avenue, Stone Mountain, GA with Rev. Howard Greer officiating. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

April 07, 2011 | | OBITS


Jess Parker

Mr. Jess Parker, age 43 of Covington, a devoted husband and father, died Monday, April 4, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sonya Trexler Parker, Covington; son, Andrew Parker, Covington; mother, Sheila Ingram Parker, Covington; father, John Andrew Parker, Conyers; grandmother, Ruth Wade Parker, Conyers; brothers, Andy Parker, Chuck Parker, James Parker; mother-in-law, Edna B. Tanner; father-in-law, Buddy Trexler; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Parker was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church. He graduated from Redan High School and Georgia Tech University. He worked as a project manager with Haver Filling Systems for 20 years. Jess ...

April 06, 2011 | | OBITS


Leon Norton

Mr. Leon Norton, age 90 of Conyers, died Monday, April 4, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Norton. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Nancy Norton, N. Augusta, SC, Toney and Lynda Norton, Conyers; grandchildren, Melanie Cochran, N. Augusta, SC, Jeff Norton, Atlanta, Simon Norton, Conyers; great-grandchildren, Colby and Katelyn Cochran, N. Augusta, SC; numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Norton was a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a retired salesman with Lou Sobh Automotive. Funeral services will be held Thursday ...

April 05, 2011 | | OBITS


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Articles by Section - OBITS


OBIT: Anthony DelNegro

Anthony Joseph DelNegro recently passed away from natural causes at his home in Conyers on Feb. 18.

March 02, 2015 | | OBITS


OBIT: Pamela Wilson

Ms. Pamela Henry Wilson, 75, of Conyers, Ga., passed away on February 15, 2015. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana to Egbert and Elise Lake. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Gloria Henry.

February 17, 2015 | | OBITS


OBIT: Ken Brown

Mr. Ken Brown, 73 of Buckhead, died February 8, 2015. He was a native of Arkansas, born July 1, 1941 to Omer and Nancy Cogburn Brown. He served in the United States Air Force before going to work in the paper industry. He was married to Betty Straw on November 1, 1983. After Mr. Brown's retirement, the Browns moved to Buckhead from Conyers. He was a member of Buckhead Baptist Church where he organized visitation. He was an avid outdorsman. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed woodworking. Mr. Brown was also a faithful fan of the Arkansas ...

February 13, 2015 | | OBITS


OBIT: Fred Covington

Lt. Col. Fred Lamar Covington, 79, passed away on Jan. 31. Lt. Col. Covington was a 20-year veteran of the United States' Air Force, serving as a Senior Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO) and Systems' Management Engineer. During his military career he served in the Vietnam War from 1972 to 1973, where he completed 43 combat missions in the F-105 Wild Weasel, for a total of 128 combat flight hours.

February 05, 2015 | | OBITS


Obit: Robert 'Bobby' Houseworth

Robert "Bobby" Housworth, 82, of Conyers, died Sunday, January 25, 2015.

January 27, 2015 | | OBITS


OBIT: Anna Johnson

Mrs. Anna Johnson passed away January 8, 2015, at the age of 84, surrounded by her immediate family and after several months of illness.

January 13, 2015 | | OBITS


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